Sky

Apprenticeship in Software Engineering (Osterley)

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Our programme lasts for 24 months, below is an outline of what this will involve: 

For the first 4 weeks, you’ll be on a boot camp training programme, giving you experience in software engineering principles and languages such as Agile, Java development, test-driven development and continuous build and integration. 

You’ll then be placed into different areas of Sky to work on real projects called ‘Educational Projects’. You’ll work alongside senior Software Engineers and experience everyday life at Sky in an exciting technical environment. 

You’ll have the chance to get to grips with open source tools and web technologies such as Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Node JS, Python, Jenkins and GIT. 

Your skills:

  • A passion for technology and a strong interest in programming and coding.
  • Ideally you’ll have some coding experience. This could be from school or from having a go at home.
  • Good communication and team working skills.
  • You’ll be able to pick things up quickly and work well under pressure.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE grades A*-C including in English and Maths.

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